My mom passed this recipe on to me a couple of weeks ago. I am going to try it this week.
FARMHOUSE CHICKEN CHOWDER 6 slices bacon, chopped 6 green onions sliced thin 2 carrots, peeled and sliced thin 1 rib celery, sliced thin 6 tablespoons flour 5 cups chicken broth 1 pound red potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/2 in pieces 1 rotisserie chicken, skin discarded, meat shredded into bite size pieces (about 3 cups) ( I used four rotisserie chicken breasts from Marcs deli section) 1 cup half-and-half 1. Cook bacon in Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp, about 8 minutes. Using slotted sppon remove bacon from pot. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon fat from pot. Cook green onions, carrots, celery, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in bacon fat until vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes. Add flour and cook until golden, 1-2 minutes. 2. Stir in broth and potatoes and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, 10-12 minutes. Add chicken and half-and -half and simmer until chicken is heated through, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper